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PEASE, Alfred E., Sir. The Book of the Lion. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). First thus printing. Pp. (18),vii-xix,(1),1-291,(5), + 12 leaves ofblack and white plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A v olume in the Peter Capstick Library. See: Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, P92; Riling, Guns and Shooting:A Bibliography, 1763. "Considered by some (including the immortal hunter D enis Lyell) to be the finest book ever published on the subject, 'The Book of the Lion' remains accurate and useful today -- several decades after itsoriginal publication. Pease, with whom Theodore Roosevelt hunted his first lions, describes all aspects of lion history and lion hunting in fresh and lucid prose, drawing heavily on his own experiences in British East Africa . AMong the many topics discussed in this definitive text are the lion's eating habits and distribution; lion tracking; 'The haunts of lions'; and 'Inthe lion's jaws'." - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacke t. 35.00
Title: Book of the Lion. First Printing in dustjacket.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986, ISBN:0312001088:
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